Down to Earth Community Gardens

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;

It teaches industry and thrift; Above all it teaches trust"


Spring is here!! 2015 will be an awesome year in the community garden.  We have added more workshops and hands on gardening classes to our season. Events

Now accepting 2015 plot rental applications.

Register for a rental garden plot.

Click on link to download the application form

We have 10x12 plots and one 20x20 available to rent. Call or email for availability.

2015 Down to Earth Application

Community Garden Rules


Our garden has 3 plot sizes 4x8, 10x12, 20x20.

Water is included in fee.

Gardening season is May 1st - November 1st.

Our community garden practices organic only.

Gardeners are responsible for tilling their plots.

Rototillers for tilling your plot are available for rental from local hardware stores.

Check out our Gardening page for beginner gardening information.

Gardener Orientation Saturday April 11th 10am

at Gateway College Pike Creek Hort. Bldg.

Accepting plot applications until all plots are rented.

Plot renewal deadline February 28th 2015.

- Gertrude Jekell (Horticulturist)

Interested in volunteering at the community garden? What better way to meet new people, get your hands dirty, and enjoy some sunshine!

Click on link to download the volunteer application.

Community Garden Volunteer Application 

Volunteer Orientation Monday April 27th 6:30pm Gateway College Pike Creek Hort. Bldg.

Garden Plot # Map 2015 DTE Garden Layout.xlsx

Down to Earth Community Gardens

PO Box 1124

Kenosha, WI 53141

​Community Garden location - 3003 30th Avenue, Kenosha (Moose Lodge)


Phone# for Gardens 262-515-3308

Phone# for Events 262-515-6322

​Down to Earth is a Non-profit designated 501c3 Organization

Our gardens are privately rented. Public harvesting is not allowed.

The public is invited to walk about. Please do not pick or touch plot renters gardens.

Dogs are not allowed.

Donations of money and tools are gladly accepted.

Down to Earth is having a Plant Sale Fundraiser!

Saturday May 16th 12:00-3:00pm at the

community garden. Plants are grown by us and a local nursery.  Download the form below.

Link :Pre-Order Form 

Email form to

or call Shannon @ 262-515-6322